Madisonville takes district runner-up

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The Lady Mustangs beat Fairfield last week, bringing their record to 21-10 as they enter the playoffs as the District 18-4A runner-up.

Junior Lexi Leveston scored 14 points, followed by Tyana Brown with nine.

Tra’Dayja Smith led in assists with seven, while Latayvia Byrd contributed nine rebounds.

The game remained close as Fairfield took the lead in the second half, 14-11. But the Lady Mustangs had a strong third quarter and fought back.

Playoff action began Tuesday as the Lady Mustangs faced China Springs at Groesbeck.

Feb. 9 vs. Fairfield

Madisonville 8 3 14 8 -33

Fairfield 7 7 4 8 -26

Individual leaders

Points: Lexi Leveston 14; Tyana Brown 9; Shakayla Burns 4; Tra’Dayja Smith 3; Zanavia Manning 2; Latayvia Byrd 1.

Rebounds: Lexi Leveston 5; Tyana Brown 2; Shakayla Burns 4; Tra’Dayja Smith 3; Zanavia Manning 3; Latayvia Byrd 9.

Assists: Tyana Brown 3; Tra’Dayja Smith 7; Zanavia Manning 3.

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